Global Lens Film Series 2013: Student

Thursday, November 7, 2013

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Thu, 2013-11-07 18:00 - 20:00

Global Lens 2013 -- a free film and discussion series.  

This series is a curated program of international feature films selected for their authentic voice, strong cinematics and unique cultural perspective opening a window to the diverse world in which we live. 

 A series of 5 films will be shown at 6:00 pm on Thursday evenings from September 12 through November 7 in the auditorium of Providence Public Library, (150 Empire Street, Providence). The public is invited to attend the free screenings and to participate in the short discussions after each film led by members of the Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity Committee.

 The series has been developed by the Global Film Initiative, which was created to promote cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema.


Director:  Darezhan Omirbayev                   Kazakhstan, 2012

A solitary philosophy student commits a calculated violent crime against the backdrop of Kazakhstan’s growing inequality, institutional corruption, and a ruthless ethic of eat-or-be-eaten in this broodingly contemporary adaptation of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.

Toronto International Film Festival 2012, Un Certain Regard 2012, Cannes Film Festival 2012,Venice International Film Festival, 2012.

Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours. 

Bring ticket for stamping at the Library.

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